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Sep 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
rifts between the ruling elite, something ahmadinejad wants to address at the u.n. general assembly this week. nbc news, tehran. >> back here at home, the diplomat standoff continues at the annual meeting of the united nations general assembly. palestinian president mock mod abbas remains determined to take his bid for statehood to the u.n. despite pressure from the u.s. for abbas to instead resume peace talks with israel. tracie potts joins with us more from washington. good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. president obama addresses directly in his speech before the u.n. general assembly yesterday, he said that people not coming to statements and resolutions at the united nations. he's been pushing for the two sides to restart no,z and in fact the security council is expected to consider that request for full membership, possibly tomorrow. president obama met with both abbas yesterday and israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. with netanyahu, he reiterated that the u.s. is committed to israel's safety. saying it is unbreakable. they may postpone the decision or french president nicolas sarkozy suggested upgrading their status from voting from nonmember. lynn? >> tracie potts for us in washington, tr
NBC
Sep 20, 2011 6:30pm EDT
nations general assembly would be a foreign policy victory lap as a new libya is welcomed into the family of nations. >> after four decades of darkness, they can walk the streets free from a tyrant. >> reporter: presidential politics intervened. rick perry showed up in new york and used a pro-israel rally to attack the president. >> it's time to change our policy of appeasement toward the palestinians to strengthen our ties with the nation of israel. >> reporter: perry's comments flew in the face of the white house campaign to thwart palestinian efforts for statehood through a u.n. vote. >> we would veto any actions in the security council. >> reporter: white house aids are defending the president's hardline stance on reducing the deficit, openly acknowledging he's abandoning the grand bargain approach he took with speaker boehner. dan pfeiffer told the new york times, we were in a position of legislative compromise by necessity. what's really kept the west wing busy this week is a damaging narrative in "confidence men." an unflattering picture of the entire obama team in its first two ye
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Sep 25, 2011 11:00am EDT
the middle of the united nations general assembly week. the obama administration is still trying to get to talk the palestinians out of going to the security council for the statehood vote, which israel is completely opposed to and u.s. and obama said he would veto. it was just not a good time to do that. >> out of towners tried to play new york politics. like al gore tried to do with ed koch. it's so easy get tangled up and begin to look a victim ever some of the far-out people, very aggressive people. >> i agree with that. when you add it to the debate performance where he seemed uninformed on foreign policy issues -- >> pakistan. >> right. it's an impress you're out of your depth and that i think is the problem. i talked to the republican half that said we were looking for ronald reagan and we don't even have fred thompson in this case. that's a tough judgment but i think >> where do they with their guts and brains. if they see one is ready and another not, do they say this is the year to go with the all-out conservative? >> timing is everything. 2010 was the tea party year. rick
NBC
Sep 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
president mahmoud ahmadinejad prepares to speak at the united nations general assembly. president obama addressed the assembly this morning. he focused on several global issues but also on u.s. interest in the middle east. he said the wars in iraq and afghanistan are coming to an end with u.s. forces being substantially cut by the end of the year. the president stressed there could be no shortcut to peace between israelis and palestinians. >> a 14-year-old boy faces criminal charges for allegedly china a laser pointer at a state police helicopter. the helicopter was flying near eastern boulevard after 11:00 last night in search of a suicidal person the teen pointed the light at the cockpit more than once. he was arrested shortly after and faces a host of charges including reckless endangerment and assented second-degree assault on police. the state police say the aviation command has exported more than half a dozen laser incidents so far this year. >> the search is on for the person who opened fire near a blues -- busy playground in waverly. the 30-year-old victim has died per the
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Sep 18, 2011 2:30am EDT
for the opening of the united nations general assembly. housing starts are also on tuesday. that is the total of new residential units that began construction last month. wednesday, the nation's realtors report the number of homes in august. also, federal reserve market committee opens up the monthly meeting extended from two days to one after device sieve debate. >> this 10,500-square-foot home on malibu's exclusive billionaire beach is for sale this weekend. with a minimum bid of $22 million, a loss of 65%, by the way, this mansion is the most expensive home ever to be put on the block in the united states. a sign that the housing market's collapse deflated even the most wealthy neighborhoods. bidders, of course, must be preapproved. >>> my guest next week, president bill clinton. have is a good weea good week, i'll see you next weekend.
NBC
Sep 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
meetings at the united nations general assembly in new york. gadhafi issued a radio message calling the rebel takeover aisha raid that will not last. also at the u.n. palestinian president mahmoud abbas is pressing ahead with his campaign to gain full u.n. status for the palestinians. >>> a new book is rocking the white house by painting an unflattering picture of the president's leadership during the economic crisis. white house leaders accused "df kens men" author ron suskind of misquoting them. earlier on "today" suskind defends the passage that anita dunn called the white house a "genuinely hostile workplace to women" a quote she has since challenged. >> all of them said everything, we have extensive notes and tapes for this book, and the fact is, with anita dunn, as with most of the other subjects, they were told what would be said next to them, what they said in the book. with anita "the washington post" this morning confirms the quote. i had to do something that i've never been before but i said it's a special occasion which is i let "the washington post" listen to the tape. they
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Sep 17, 2011 7:00am EDT
president ahmadinejad leaves this area, leaves tehran for new york to speak before the united nations general assembly? he is scheduled, ron, to leave on late sunday. so it's about the clock and we're all waiting. back to you. >> nbc's ann curry from iran, thank you very much. >>> back here at home, searchers in utah will head out again today looking for missing mom susan powell. they will continue to dig at a shallow grave site that cadaver dogs led them to on friday. weather prevented them from continuing on friday. >>> the state of florida will determine whether to proceed with a scheduled date on friday. troy davis was convicted of killing a va vana police officer back in 1989. key witnesses have since recanted their testimony. >>> and finally, there's a new attraction at sea world in orlando. visitors to discovery cove who want to swim on the wild side can dive into sea venture, the scuba like attraction allows people to get up and close personal with sharks separated by a glass barrier. ain't no mountain high enough, ain't no glass thick enough. back to amy and scott. >> thank you. >>> checking into
NBC
Sep 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
address the united nations. and once again, appear on the world stage. >> well certainly one of the motivations likely is that as ahmadinejad comes to the united nations' general assembly next week or so, that he will have something positive to ride on. >> sources within iran's government tell nbc news the release is expected, still expected within the next coming days. the story is on the front page of the impending release of every newspaper in iran. and in some of the newspapers, the hikers are being called spies, and the question is being asked, why would iran release them now? matt, back to you. >> it's a tough story to follow. we thank you for your reporting on that and appreciate it very much. it's now six minutes after the hour. here's savannah. >>> now to politics and the renewed firestorm over a controversial vaccine. during monday's republican presidential debate, congresswoman michele bachmann took a political swipe at governor rick perry, over a controversial amendment that would have required teenaged girls to get the hpv vaccine. >> she needed to get attention for her candidacy, and she did. the question is, did michele bachmann take atough attack line agains
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Sep 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
ahmadinejad is to have this release before he speaks before the united nations general assembly, stands on the world stage, and he is scheduled to arrive in new york on monday, savannah, so the clock is ticking. >> all right. ann curry on the story again in tehran. ann, thank you. >>> let's check on some of the other top stories of the morning. natalie morales is over at the news desk. good morning, natalie. >>> good morning everyone. television evangelist pat robertson is under fire for comments he made about alzheimers disease on his "700 club program." he gave this response to a caller whose friend was dating other women while his wife was ill with alzheimer's. >> here's the loved one. this is the woman or man that you have loved for 20, 30, 40 years, and suddenly that person is gone. they're gone. they are gone. if you respect that vow, you say till death do us part, this is the kind of death. >> robertson went on to say he encourages the spouse to divorce before dating again. the alzheimer's foundation of america responded, saying that his comments feed misconceptions about the diseas
NBC
Sep 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
on plans to make a controversial bid for full united nations statehood this as president obama addresses the u.n. general assembly with hopes of convincing the palestinians to take a different path to recognition. nbc's tracie potts joins us with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a tough one for president obama to deal with. he's already in new york. we'll be meeting with benjamin netanyahu but the white house says there's no plans to meet with the palestinian president abbas. the u.s. has vowed to veto that membership application when it comes up before the security council on friday, saying the only two-state solution for a secure israel and palestinian state is through peace talks, through negotiations, which have not worked so far. the president, of course, has been criticized for what some call tepid support of netanyahu of our israeli ally. abbas says he went to the united nations after 18 years of failed negotiations, it was a last resort, and his nation now no closer to statehood. secretary of state hillary clinton says there are intense negotiations going on. in fact, for months wit
NBC
Sep 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
ahmadinejad is about to appear once again on the world stage when he speaks are for the united nations general assembly but in a signs that his controversial rhetoric has not changed on sunday he reiterated his position that 9/11 was "a complicated plan devised as a pretext for the occupation of afghanistan and iraq." there is a lot to ask about including new concerns about their nuclear ambitions and we are now working to bring you that interview tomorrow morning on "today." now back to you, savannah. >> we will be waiting for it. thank you so much. 7:12 nouchlt here's matt. >> savannah, thank you. jacqueline kennedy was one of the most beloved icons in american history, also pretty private. now the world is getting to see a side of her only friends and family new with the release of a new book and audiotapes. andrea mitchell has details. >> reporter: jacqueline kennedy is heard giving her impressions for the very first time. ee emerges as a much more complex historical figure as does her husband, the president. there are also some startling candid evocative portraits of figures in her own words. it was o
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Sep 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
united nations general assembly. iran's courts, meanwhile, are considering a $1 million bail deal to release those two american hikers jailed there but the hikers must wait until tuesday for a second judge to approve the deal. >>> as you heard it was tv's biggest night at the emmy awards. "modern family" swept up a total of five statues including best comedy series again and "mad money" won again for best drama. meanwhile, alec baldwin brought drama of his own and refused to appear on the show after fox sensored a joke he made about the parent company news corps and their ongoing hacking scandal, however, charlie sheen was cool as a cucumber and wished his former castmates on "two and a half men" all the best as they start their new season without him this week, even tweeted this picture of himself with his replacement on the show ashton kutcher. much more on the emmys still ahead. 7:07. back to matt, ann and stefanie. he generally seemed to mean it. >> water under the bridge. no question about it, natalie, thank you very much. al has the morning off. >> good morning. it should be a
NBC
Sep 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
-clearing speech thursday at the united nations. on thursday ahmadinejad launched into an explosive tirade that sent diplomats from the u.s. and 30 nations storming out of the general assembly. now ahmadinejad is saying time has not run out for the u.s. and iran to repair their relationship. as for the freed american hikers he said it is important that they are back with their families. >>> white house gatecrashers tareq and michaele salahi have been tabloid fodder for days with many crying out publicity stunt. tareq sat down today with matt in an attempt to set the record straight on his personal and public heartbreak. >> would i take her back? you know, i'm a forgiving person. i love her. there is no question. but i don't think i could. >> have you spoken to her? >> she's very cold. >> so you have? >> i twitted her, the dog's dying right now. the manager called, she doesn't want to speak to you. she's just a different woman. this is not the woman any of us know. she destroyed our relationship just because she wanted, in my view, more money, more fame. she wanted to go more to the a celebrity, if you will. but it's an '80s band. she's acting like a 16-year-old, you know, jumpin
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Sep 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
we got reaction to. also this united nations showdown, helene. this is about the palestinians bringing up a vote for statehood in the general assembly. we know the united states will block this, but the fallout. is there concern in the administration that the region could blow up, literally? >> there really is. and the concern is not only that the region could blow up. that is less of that. it's more of the position that this u.s. vote could put -- puts the united states in. because the last thing that the obama administration wants to do right now, in the middle of the air an spring, when they've been talking about the aspirations for all these, you know, the democratic aspirations throughout the arab world, is to be seen as if they're standing in the way and vetoing a vote that's directly to this democratic aspirations of the palestinian people. that's one of the reasons why they're trying so hard, even still, to stop this. at the risk of trying not to get too far into the weeds with this. but they still think that there's some wiggle room this week where they could maybe stop a vote from going to the security council, which is where
NBC
Sep 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
opposed filled the great hall of the general assembly of the u.n. in new york today. the israeli prime minister took to the podium to denounce the move. we have the latest from the united nations. >> with a standing ovation from some members, a defiant and determined palestinian president took his fight for statehood to the u.n. today telling the members that the time is now for palestinians to become independent. >> 63 years of suffering is enough. >> he said that after decades of failed peace talks with israel, u.s. intervention, and u.n. resolutions, the palestinian people deserve their independence. >> there are those who believe that we are an unnecessary and unwanted people in the middle east. there are those who believe there is a missing state that needs to be established immediately. >> the move for statehood comes despite pressure from president obama and western allies for palestinians to pursue peace talks with israel first. in a hardline response, israeli prime minister says he cannot risk the future of israel without working out a peace deal. >> the truth is that israel wants peace with the palestinian state, but the palestinians want a state without peace. the truth is t
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